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Language and Colonial Power: The Appropriation of Swahili in the Former Belgian Congo 1880-1938 By Johannes Fabian,

  • Title: Language and Colonial Power: The Appropriation of Swahili in the Former Belgian Congo 1880-1938
  • Author: Johannes Fabian
  • ISBN: 9780520076259
  • Page: 149
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this study, inquiry will be directed to the past, and it will, for many reasons, have to reach into a past which is rather remote from present day Shaba Swahili The author s principal concern remains with a contemporary situation, namely the role of Swahili in the context of work, industrial, artisanal, and artistic When it was first formulated, the aim of my projectIn this study, inquiry will be directed to the past, and it will, for many reasons, have to reach into a past which is rather remote from present day Shaba Swahili The author s principal concern remains with a contemporary situation, namely the role of Swahili in the context of work, industrial, artisanal, and artistic When it was first formulated, the aim of my project was to describe what might be called the workers culture of Shaba, through analyses of communicative sociolinguistic and cognitive ethnosemantic aspects of language use.
    Language and Colonial Power The Appropriation of Swahili in the Former Belgian Congo In this study inquiry will be directed to the past and it will for many reasons have to reach into a past which is rather remote from present day Shaba Swahili The author s principal concern remai

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    1. Despite not dealing with a region Africa or language Swahili that I am interested in, or really even know anything about, this was still a very engaging read Fabian s analysis of Belgian language policy in Belgian Congo is most interesting for what it reveals about the colonizers attitudes towards language in general, and specifically the languages of its colonized subjects Well worth the read for anyone interested in postcolonialism and or language, even if you have no knowledge of or interest [...]

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